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2004 Prints

Photographs of the 2004 Whistler Blackcomb Barbecue for longtime passholders, a tent being set up for an insurance convention at Rainbow Park, Whistler Mountain as seen from the Bridge of Sighs at Rainbow Park, Mount Currie, Mount Weart, and Armchair Mountain as seen from Rainbow Park, Wedge Mountain as seen from the Bridge of Sighs at Rainbow Park, the 2004 Canada Day parade in Whistler Village, and the exhibit launch of 'Faces + Spaces' at the Whistler Museum.

Captions:
001-002: "June 6/04 at Roundhouse Top of Whistler Mt. for Wh/Blck. BBQ for longtime passholders"
001: "Don + Izzy MacLaurin - Mercie"
002: "Gordon Marshall, Florence Petersen, Frank + _ Wohlgemuth"
003-007: "May 29/04 Rainbow Park"
003-004: "Large tent set up for INSURANCE CONVENTION"
005: "Whistler Mt."
006: "Mt. Currie, Weart + a bit of Armchair Mt."
007: "Wedge Mt."
008-024: "July 1/04 Canada Day Parade Entries"
008: "Cpt Dave Smith on 'Justice' led the Parade"
009: "Diversity"
010: "Dog Groomers"
011: "Black Tusk Pipe Band"
012: "Mayor Hugh O'Reilly in 'hybrid' car"
013: "?"
014: "Garden Group (Community Winner)"
015: "2010"
016: "Croatian Group (were in Vanc[ouver] on tour)"
017: "Philippino-Canadian Group"
018: "Buffalo Bills (Best Commercial entry)"
019: "Reynolds Marching Band from Victoria (come every year)"
020: "Hybrid Technology"
021: "'Pique' Pedal Power"
022: "Horse + Carriage Tours"
023: "'Birthday Cake'"
024: "Whistler Children's Choir (sang O-Canada)"
025-029: "Sept. 10/04 Launch of Photos 'Faces + Spaces'"
025: "Band man ____
[Kostaman]"
026: "Ellen Bartlett Izzy MacLaurin"
027: "_
_ , Isobel MacLaurin, __"
028: "Ellen Bartlett Karen Overgaard Kris Shoup"
029: "Band + [Kostaman]"

Whistler Resort Winter Vacation Planner 1994/95

Magazine providing information on all of Whistler and Blackcomb's amenities available in the winter. Sections include "North America's #1 Resort, Our Mountains, Trail Map, Ski School, Apres Ski, Winter Activities, Conferences, How To Book, Lodgings, Activities, Dining & Lounges, Group Services, Getting To Whistler, Village Map, Valley Map, Lodgings [2], Getting To Whistler [2], and Summer. Includes a trail map for the two mountains, a map of the village, a map of the valley, and a Whistler directory.

The Whistler Survival Guide 2009-2010

The Whistler Survival Guide from 2009 to 2010 produced by the Whistler Community Services Society. The guide covers many of the services and things to do in Whistler, and is aimed at people living in Whistler for the first time. It includes information on accommodation, transportation, employment, deals, bears, the backcountry, emergencies, drugs, support, chill time, volunteering, mountains, events and festivals, as well as handy contact information.
Table of Contents:
Base Camp 6
Safety Zone 26
Mountain Community 37
The Peak 42
The 411 47

Whistler the Magazine Winter 2004-Spring 2005

A hardcover copy of the Whistler The Magazine from Winter 2004 - Spring 2005.
Table of Contents:
19 Something for Everyone
24 Ready to Go Backcountry
29 Handlebar Heaven
30 Rating the Runs
37 Faces of Whistler
40 Man on a Mission
46 Comfort & Joy
54 Straight from the Art
59 Influences & Inspiration
72 A Scene for All Seasons
76 Star-studded Stroll
96 Vision Quest
9 Editor's Message
12 Fresh Tracks
32 Recreation Guide
62 Whistler's Dining Guide
73 Entertainment Guide
77 Shopping Whistler
86 Services Directory
94 Village Maps
The articles in the magazine cover the subjects of what's new on Whistler Blackcomb, Whistler festivals, snowshoeing, an events calendar, the history of the area, Nordic skiing, dogsledding, bald eagles, things to do with a family, backcountry skiing, snowbiking, a rating of the ski runs on Whistler and Blackcomb, Whistlerites talking about why they came and why they stayed, spas in Whistler,a large house in Whistler, the art scene in Whistler, fine dining in Whistler, then entertainment scene in all four seasons, shopping in Whistler, a services guide, a map of Whistler Vilage and an article about the upcoming 2010 Olympics.

Whistler Museum & Archives Society Calendar Diary 1988

A Whistler Museum & Archives Society 1988 Calendar Diary. Contains monthly calendar pages from January-December 1988. Also contains numerous archival photos and captions as listed below;

  • "1921 Peak Experience viewing 7th Heaven?" : Alex and Myrtle Philip (in dark clothes) guide guests on a day's hike from Rainbow Lodge.
    -"She'll be coming round the mountain when she comes ..." : Myrtle Philip poses with officials of the Pacific Great Eastern (P.G.E.) railways by the 1935 ford with flanged wheels used to travel on the railroad.
    -"Whistler's First Hotel" : 1926 Deluxe accommodation - the Alta Lake Hotel - built and operated by Russ Jordan near the Alta Lake P.G.E. station near the south end of Alta Lake.
  • "Bring your own knap-sack" : Green Lake General Store: Saddle & Pack - J.C. Rougier, prop.
    -"Teddy Bear's Picnic!" : May 1926: Orphaned "Teddy Bear" was raised at Rainbow Lodge by Myrtle Philip. When grown, he was 'retired' to the Stanley Park Zoo in Vancouver, B.C.
  • "You should have seen the ones that got away!" : The day's catch: Myrtle Philip and guests at Rainbow Lodge, Alta Lake, B.C. c.1915.
    -"Ivan's Workout - Rainbow Style" : Ivan Ackery of Vancouver's Orpheum Theatre fame was a frequent guest at Rainbow Lodge, Alta Lake, B.C. c.1930.
  • "The Happy Gang" : The first picnic of the Alta Lake Community Club was held in 1923 at Rainbow Point. Mr. Harry Horstman presided with the coffee pot.
  • "Early Local Trapper":
    -August 1911: Lou Penniston and Myrtle Philip (right) pose with Charlie Barbour and John Miller (centre) at Mile 34 1/2 on the P.G.E. Railway - now the site of Function Junction. Miller Creek, named for John, flows southward from Alpha Lake.
    -John Miller and Charlie Barbour with Alex Philip (right) stand in front of Miller's cabin and chicken house. This recorded the first visit by the Philips to the Valley after a long walk from Squamish. John rented out bunks at 50¢ per night to travellers.
    -"On the Edge"
    • Sept. 10, 1923. Neal Carter on Wedge Mountain with Alta Lake showing in the background.
    • Sept. 12, 1923. Charles Townsend on the summit of Mt. Turner viewing Turner Glacier.
  • Myrtle and "the boys" trail riding at Rainbow Lodge, Alta Lake, B.C., with Armchair and Wedge Mountains in the background.
  • "Horsepower" : (Left to Right): Jack Jardine, Tom Neiland, Pat O'Neill and Jenny Jardine logging out poles in 1931 on Neiland's Ranch at Mile 34 1/2 near today's gravel pit at Function Junction. Wedge and Armchair Mountains show in the distance.
  • Christmas holidays in the 1920s at Rainbow Lodge, Alta Lake, B.C. :
    • Jean Tapley, followed by her sister Myrtle Philip skiing down "Lorimer Road".
    • Guest with Jean and Myrtle waiting for the train at Rainbow Station with the "Bridge of Sighs" in the background.
      -Mr. & Mrs. Coleman from Seattle with Myrtle, 1923.
    • Skating on Alta Lake, looking north.
      -"Peace, quietness and graciousness lives in the lives of those who have made this spot their home"
      The last pages also include a request for donations of pertinent material to the Museum and Archives, a brief history of the Alta Lake Community Club, Photography acknowledgements and a thank you for purchasing the calendar.

July 2 - August 27 Attendance Numbers

A one page summary of the attendance numbers for the Whistler Museum and Archives between July 2 and August 27 1989. The summary shows the count of people for four time slots during the day, Fridays, bus tours and slide shows, jar donations (July 1-August 27) and membership fees (July 1- August 27).

Agenda

The Whistler Museum & Archives Society Second Annual A.G.M. held on January 26, 1989. It includes a call to order, acceptance of agenda, acceptance of previous minutes, President's Report, grants received, treasurer's report, committees, election of officers, announcements and other business. A few small handwritten are added.

Handwritten Minutes

Three handwritten pages of meeting minutes from the January 26, 1989 Annual General Meeting of the Whistler Museum and Archives Society. Lists attending members, goes over the agenda, the previous minutes, the President's report, grants, the treasurer's report, committees, fundraising, election of officers and other business.

Board Meeting Agenda, Exhibit Planning, May 10

Board meeting agenda for the Whistler Museum and Archives Society May 10, 1989. Includes correspondence, outside signage, outside flower baskets, inside signage, exhibit showcases and texts, the ski room, the pioneer room, planning for the layout of the museum and three sample texts that have been edited in pen. The name Kris appears at the top of the first page.

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